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  • Wait, What?

  • And Life's Other Essential Questions
  • By: James E. Ryan
  • Narrated by: James E. Ryan
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,765
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,762

In his commencement address to the graduating class of 2016, James E. Ryan, dean of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, offered remarkable advice to the crowd of hopeful men and women eager to make their marks on the world. The key to achieving emotional connections and social progress, he told them, can be found in five essential questions.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not enough meat of material.

  • By Larissa on 05-18-18

couldn' even finish it

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-22-18

Tried but was not able to finish it. The story is a no story, borring.

  • Survive Like a Spy

  • Real CIA Operatives Reveal How They Stay Safe in a Dangerous World and How You Can Too
  • By: Jason Hanson
  • Narrated by: Jason Hanson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 197
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 180

Everyone loves a good spy story, but most of the ones we hear are fictional. That's because the most dangerous and important spycraft is done in secret, often without anyone even noticing. In Survive Like a Spy, best-selling author and former CIA officer Jason Hanson takes the listener deep inside the world of espionage, revealing true stories and expert tactics from real agents engaged in life-threatening missions around the world.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent but not great

  • By Michael Bodstrup on 03-18-18

If you have nothing else to listen to

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-07-18

Got it in hopes to get some ideas for a screenplay, but the book has no more useful info then one of episodes of "Burn Notice", just plain common sense. "The Black List" TV show provides more inside details.